Peter Jason

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Peter Jason
Peter Jason, DOD.jpg
Peter Jason, November 2006
BornPeter Edward Ostling [1]
(1944-07-22) July 22, 1944 (age 69)
Hollywood, California
OccupationActor
Years active1967-present
Spouse(s)Eileen Jason (?-present)
 
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Peter Jason
Peter Jason, DOD.jpg
Peter Jason, November 2006
BornPeter Edward Ostling [1]
(1944-07-22) July 22, 1944 (age 69)
Hollywood, California
OccupationActor
Years active1967-present
Spouse(s)Eileen Jason (?-present)

Peter Jason (born July 22, 1944) is an American actor who performs in many plays, movies, and TV commercials, including Desperate Housewives and Deadwood.[2]

Jason has appeared in 12 Walter Hill films, 7 John Carpenter films, has acted in over 100 commercials and plays, and appeared in many TV shows. He also confirmed that he played the voice of Dizzy Wallin in Gears of War 2 and its sequel, Gears of War 3.

He also appeared the Eddie Murphy film, 48 Hrs., as the "Cowboy Bartender." Murphy's character harasses him at the bar "Torchy's".

In 1990 Jason played Henry Beechwood in the horror-comedy Arachnophobia, the first film released by Hollywood Pictures and directed by Frank Marshall.

Selected filmography[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Voisin, Scott, Character Kings: Hollywood's Familiar Faces Discuss the Art & Business of Acting. BearManor Media, 2009. ISBN 978-1-59393-342-5

References[edit]

  1. ^ According to the State of California. California Birth Index, 1905-1995. Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California. At Ancestry.com
  2. ^ The New York Times. Movies.nytimes.com http://movies.nytimes.com/person/35306/Peter-Jason |url= missing title (help). Retrieved 2013-07-28. 

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